Source memory impairment in patients with frontal lobe lesions

@article{Janowsky1989SourceMI,
  title={Source memory impairment in patients with frontal lobe lesions},
  author={Jeri S. Janowsky and Arthur P. Shimamura and Larry R. Squire},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1989},
  volume={27},
  pages={1043-1056}
}
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Free recall and recognition, memory for temporal order, spatial memory and prospective memory were assessed in patients with frontal lobe lesions, patients with posterior cortex lesions and control
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